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  1. :D lmao

    best beginner nitro race buggy?

    I've been bashing around with nitro mt for quite some time now, and want to move into racing. just want something cheap and nice to beginn with:)
  2. WT119

    Traxxas T-Maxx .15 Classic Revival (Rebuild log)

    Hello, I started working on this thread a month ago but got caught up in life and waiting on parts. Now its time to share, Sorry for the mess your about to read. I recently got back into Nitro after years away from it/missing it and I'm rebuilding my trucks. I just rebuilt my SavageXL with a...
  3. :D lmao

    Does different nitro content really make a big impact on a car's performance?

    Q1: is it worth purchasing 20 or 25% nitro in Europe when u need a license for it? Q2: I'm running a stock 3,3 engine and wanna know if switching from 20% to 16% really is a night and day difference? Q3: Will fuel with a lower nitro content decreases the life of the engine? Q4: I'm into buying...
  4. Lefse

    Getting my old Nanda BD8 into shape.

    Welp, time for my first build thread. This will be a build thread for my old beat up Nanda BD8, I'm gonna transform it from a broken and outdated old buggy to a frisky updated buggy basher. Last fall I took it out of the basement and fired up after sitting in the basement for several years and...
  5. D3MON

    D3MON's LRP S8 Rebel BX, LE- Pic heavy

    hey guys! been meaning to start a progress/build thread about this for awhile, but just havent been able to, just a really interesting piece (at least to me) so wanted to keep a detailed log of the project. for the most part, wanted to keep it as OE as possible, just because of what it is, and...
  6. D

    Nitro RC

    Hi , my son has got into RC electric cars he has started to race them down our local club. It's something that I want to get into as well but the nitro RC car not the electric. I have heard a few opinions from people about cars which vary completely and am hoping to get some advice as to which...
  7. M

    Need help to ID car!

    Hiya, I need help to ID my car. It’s an old Kyosho I got gifted from a family friend a few years ago and I can’t remember what it’s called. I don’t have the best pictures but if anyone knows I’d be super grateful. I’m not home at the moment so can’t simply check what it is for a while and need...
  8. NewToRc&Nitro

    First RC and starting with Nitro and I'm Clueless to how i assemble it. Any help is awesome.

    I just got a pre owned nitro jato a few weeks back and the engine attached was a TRX 3.3 and the previous owner had broken the piston rod, he made sure I was aware and gave me a Discontinued OS Max 18 cvr nitro engine that has never been ran with it. How do I piece this thing together and should...
  9. beason

    What is it worth??

    I have this nitro monnster truck, and I'm wondering what its worth. I THINK its a vintage kyosho nitro usa-1 crusher, but I'm not 100% on that. Everything seems to be in good working order mechanically, and in good shape visually. I think its been sitting for quite a while, because the engine...
  10. Ddawson

    54 in. Dumas Scarab

    I'm new to the rc boats and recently acquired a 54 in. hull and what appears to be most of the parts to build for free from a friend of mine. I'm trying to figure out if this is doable. My local shop didnt seem to know much about the boats. I'm really just trying to find the right path on how to...
  11. T

    Is HSP any good?

    I'm looking to get my first nitro car, i have a supermod traxxas slash and a stock wltoys 144001 with steel diff gears, and was looking around banggood. I saw the HSP 94177 rally car and theres next to no videos/reviews on it, save for kevin talbot which i dont trust since he’s basically paid by...
  12. T

    DIY ram air/ forced induction

    would it be possible to create an air filter for gas/nitro engines with a small 1/10th fan on the top, forcing air through the intake? So even at low speed/ stopped there is more airflow going through the filter? I'm not sure if this would actually do anything but it seems simple, just CA glue a...
  13. B

    Tmaxx 2.5r help!!

    Hello, so I recently just got a Tmaxx 2.5r, is what I was told it is, and it needed a new pull starter, he gave me one(shape for the crank is like a circle with two flat sides) but it doesn’t spin the crank, then I noticed that the shape for the crank on the motor is a hexagon nut. Any help at...
  14. K

    Nitro car not moving

    I recently got a kyosho inferno mp7.5 from a friend that couldn't get it working and he got it from a friend. I've stripped it down and gave everything a nice clean and put it back together following the instructions. Everything seems to work but when i accelerate the car barely rolls. Any idea...
  15. D

    Anyone know what kind of car this is?

    If anyone could help it would be helpful. Thank you in advance.
  16. Kyosho FW06 LongStreet run

    Kyosho FW06 LongStreet run

    Kyosho FW Run on the a longer street with some fine tuning and temp control. Running stock tires. Cutout too much of the front windshield and wind making it hard to control.
  17. N

    Old Traxxas stampede rpm issue

    I recently got an old Traxxas stampede nitro that starts first start perfectly but it’s very slow and the rpm’s are very low. Wondering if anyone could help me out. FYI the fuel is brand new no issues with that air filter was just replaced. The rc car used to do wheelies years ago and ran fine...
  18. S

    Help to Identify

    Hi Everyone Somebody please help me identify this Nitro buggy. I've been wrecking my brain for hours with numerous Google searches to no avail. Thank you
  19. StephMir

    Kyosho FW06 Audi R8 2019

    Just bought this car. Still breaking it in and tuning it. I still want to tune it a bit more before I take it out onto a tar track. I replaced the rubber tires and went with slicks and it handles very well on the street. It does lower it more than stock tires by about a 1mm. It sits 5mm stock...
  20. JimmyJamNitroFan

    What 1/8 nitro monster truck is peoples favorites?

    I’m looking to get a 1/8 nitro monster truck and I have a couple in mind but the couple that I am leaning towards are as follows: 1. HPI Savage XL 2. HPI Savage X 3. Keyosho Mad Crusher 4. And Exceed has a big truck I think is called the Mad Beast So I want opinions on these or any others...
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